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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. (Greek mythology) the Muse of astronomy;

2. goddess of love; counterpart of Greek Aphrodite;
[syn: Venus, Urania]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Urania \U*ra"ni*a\, n. [L., from Gr. ?, i. e., the Heavenly, fr. ? heavenly, fr. ? heaven.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Class. Myth.) One of the nine Muses, daughter of Zeus by Mnemosyne, and patron of astronomy. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zool.) A genus of large, brilliantly colored moths native of the West Indies and South America. Their bright colored and tailed hind wings and their diurnal flight cause them to closely resemble butterflies. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Urania n 1: (Greek mythology) the Muse of astronomy 2: goddess of love; counterpart of Greek Aphrodite [syn: Venus, Urania]
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Urania, LA -- U.S. town in Louisiana Population (2000): 700 Housing Units (2000): 311 Land area (2000): 1.242133 sq. miles (3.217109 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.010917 sq. miles (0.028276 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.253050 sq. miles (3.245385 sq. km) FIPS code: 77490 Located within: Louisiana (LA), FIPS 22 Location: 31.862835 N, 92.291261 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Urania, LA Urania